Please look at the following websites to gain more information about apprenticeships

http://www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk/

http://www.whatapprenticeship.co.uk/

 

Apprenticeships have equivalent educational levels as follows:

Name

Level

Equivalent educational level

Intermediate

2

5 GCSE passes at grades A* to C

Advanced

3

2 A level passes

Higher

4, 5, 6 and 7

Foundation degree and above

Degree

6 and 7

Bachelor’s or master’s degree

 

The National Apprenticeship Service has a regularly updated database of all apprenticeship opportunities. You will need to register on the website, for help with this please see Mrs O’Connor or Mrs Stevens in the Careers Department. (Opposite ICT 1) Once you have done this, you can search for apprenticeships by sector and postcode.

http://www.connexionssandwell.co.uk/learning_training/main_routes_to_learning_training/apprenticeships.aspx

http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/guarantee

 

Higher apprenticeships

Please see below some links to companies that offer higher level apprenticeships and further information to assist you

http://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/apprenticeships-223/filter/subcats/higher-apprenticeship-228

http://www.careerpilot.org.uk/info/apprenticeships/higher-apprenticeships/

http://careers.mondelezinternational.com/europe/students-and-early-careers

http://careers.mondelezinternational.com/europe/students-and-early-careers

http://www.pwc.co.uk/careers/school-jobs/jobs/flying-start-degrees.html

http://www.jaguarlandrovercareers.com/jlr-roles/apprentices/

http://www.ey.com/uk/en/careers

 

Traineeships

A traineeship is an education and training programme with work experience that unlocks the great potential of young people and prepares them for their future careers by helping them to become ‘work ready’. For 16-24 year olds and qualified below level 3.

To find a traineeship please use the following link https://www.gov.uk/find-traineeship